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Consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association (BSA), reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong.

  • Date: 15 June 2021
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People in Wales have more confidence in the housing market than those in England and Scotland

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong in Wales.

  • Date: 15 June 2021
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Lack of job security still a significant concern in Scotland

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong in Scotland, despite over half the respondents citing lack of job security as a barrier to buying a property.

  • Date: 15 June 2021
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Six Building Societies in lenders for Government First Homes Scheme

Six of the seven initial lenders involved in the scheme are building societies: Chorley Building Society, Darlington Building Society, Leeds Building Society, Mansfield Building Society, Nationwide Building Society and Newcastle Building Society.  

  • Date: 04 June 2021
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Lenders call on the government to review financial support for struggling homeowners

The Building Societies Association and UK Finance are calling for changes to SMI to help these homeowners to avoid their financial situation deteriorating by getting help sooner.

  • Date: 27 May 2021
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Lending up: Savings figures mask differences across society

Released today, figures from the BSA for Q1 2021 clearly show a robust housing market in action with mortgage lending by building societies up 33% compared to the same period last year. 

  • Date: 24 May 2021
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Cash ISA Transfer Performance – Q1 2021

The industry can report that 89 per cent of cash ISA transfers were completed within this timeframe during 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021.

  • Date: 20 May 2021
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A new mutual covenant for a post crisis world

Speaking on the third day of the Building Societies Conference 2021, BSA Chief Executive, Robin Fieth reflects on some of the themes for consideration by sector Boards, to create a more balanced, fairer, greener society and lead the way in a new covenant between business, society and government.

  • Date: 06 May 2021
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New Chair elected at Building Societies Association

Mark Bogard, Chief Executive of the Family Building Society has been elected as the new Chair of the Building Societies Association.  He takes up this role with immediate effect. 

  • Date: 06 May 2021
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Building Societies Association recognised for its responsible business practices

The Building Societies Association (BSA) is delighted to be recognised for its responsible business practices through accreditation by the Good Business Charter.

  • Date: 22 April 2021
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New report highlights strong sources of differentiation for the building society sector

Published today - a review of the strategic landscape for building societies

  • Date: 21 April 2021
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A nuanced outlook for post-lockdown spending plans

As we get closer to the re-opening of non-essential shops on our high street, a survey from the Building Societies Association reveals marked differences in expected spending habits.

  • Date: 25 March 2021
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